Monday 19 JUL 2004

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Notes on significant weather not yet written

Significant rainfall, strong winds, strong wind gusts and abnormally high and low temperatures for this day are given below. Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

National weather extremes for today

Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology

Records set this day (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for any month
Queensland
039089 THANGOOL AIRPORT -4.7 (-2.8, 12)
Lowest daily minimum temperature for July
Western Australia
012071 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. -3.5 (-3.4, 34)
Queensland
039089 THANGOOL AIRPORT -4.7 (-2.8, 12)
New South Wales
048027 COBAR MO -2.3 (-2.0, 42)

Quality control note: Data is complete, and has been visually checked by AWN for gross errors. Less obvious errors may remain.
Data is as received at 00:57EST, 28/10/2004.

Weather observations for today
Noteworthy  Weather         Capital  Cities         Regional  Cities       Alpine  Stations
Bureau of Meteorology Rainfall Bulletins and Weather Notes

Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

30.1 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
30.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
29.7 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
29.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL

+4.3   26.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+3.7   25.1 KALBARRI Central West WA
+3.3   19.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+3.1   21.7 MULLEWA Central West WA
+3.1   18.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
21.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+4.8   7.7 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+4.4   9.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+4.4   4.5 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+4.3   8.2 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+4.1   8.6 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

-4.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.5   17.6 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
-8.4   18.3 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-7.8   16.1 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-7.7   20.7 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-7.7   16.8 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-7.7   16.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.7   18.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

-8.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-8.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-7.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.1   -4.7 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-9.9   0.9 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-9.6   -3.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-9.2   2.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-9.1   -8.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

Wettest Major City Extremes
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.

76.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
62.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
61.6 SALAMANDER BAY (WARATAH AVE) Hunter Valley NSW
58.0 BUNGWAHL MidNorth Coast S NSW
49.2 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
76.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
62.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE
58.0 BUNGWAHL
    Hunter Valley
61.6 SALAMANDER BAY (WARATAH AVE)
49.2 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.3 -1.5 12.4 -1.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.5 +1.7 7.9 -0.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.9 +0.1 1.4 -6.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.3 -0.4 1.3 -3.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 27.9 -2.6 15.7 -3.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 14.0 -5.6 -3.3 -7.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.3 -2.0 3.3 -4.1 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.9 -1.2 3.7 -1.4 3.0
CAIRNS AERO 24.2 -1.5 13.3 -3.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.6 -1.4 10.5 -3.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 19.9 -3.2 7.4 -2.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 20.7 -0.4 -0.5 -5.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 20.5 3.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 7.3 -2.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.4 -1.3 11.2 +3.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 13.2 -3.5 8.1 -0.3 2.6
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 13.8 -2.4 8.4 +0.4 1.2
PROSPECT DAM 14.1 -2.6 8.2 +2.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 12.8 -4.2 7.2 -1.2 2.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.3 -2.0 0.7 +0.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.0 -0.6 -2.8 -5.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.3 -2.0 2.3 -2.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 11.9 -1.8 -0.8 -4.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.4 0.0 7.5 +1.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 12.2 -1.4 2.9 -2.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.5 -0.5 3.6 +0.4 2.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.1 -0.8 -3.0 -5.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.0 +1.4 1.8 -2.7 0.0

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
No reports

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(160/ 63 ) at 02:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(330/ 69 ) at 22:15
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 89(250/ 65 ) at 23:30